1st Edition

Voltaire





ISBN 9780367135744
Published May 5, 2019 by Routledge
282 Pages

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1929, is an assessment of Voltaire’s life and works. It contains valuable biographical details, as well as studies of his works, philosophy, poetry, plays and literary criticism.

Table of Contents

1. ‘Voltaire’  2. Early Life, 1694-1726  3. Voltaire in England, 1726-1729  4. Paris to Cirey, 1729-1734  5. Cirey, 1734-1744  6. Madame du Châtelet and the King of Prussia  7. Voltaire at Court – Death of Madame du Châtelet, 1744-1749  8. Frederick, 1749-1753  9. The Patriarch of Ferney, 1753-1778  10. The Last Journey, 1778  11. Voltaire’s Works  12. Voltaire as Poet  13. Voltaire as Dramatist  14. Voltaire as Literary Critic  15. Voltaire as Historian and Biographer  16. ‘Le Philosophe’  17. Novels and Pamphlets  18. Correspondence  19. Conclusion

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Biography

Richard Aldington